Tag Archives: Maine

In Review

I’m finally getting my bearings after a whirlwind trip to upstate New York promoting my book Heaven Shining Through, and making presentations to the library here in Dover-Foxcroft, ME, and the five libraries in Seneca County, NY. And it was … Continue reading

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Lights! Action! Camera!

I think I’m ready. No, let me re-phrase that. I’m about as ready as I am going to be for the book launch of Heaven Shining Through. Details at the venue have been secured. Scripts by my lead-in and myself … Continue reading

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Heaven IS Shining Through

“Congratulations! … Now that you have approved all three files (front cover, back cover, and interior text), your files will be finalized for the printer.” Those were the words in my inbox this morning … which means — my novella, Heaven … Continue reading

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Is It Nap Time?

Last night, I slept like a rock … until just after 4 this morning. Now, waking up in the middle night is not unusual. However, I generally go back to bed and within minutes, I’m back in la-la land. Not … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Place

Happy Friday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories … Continue reading

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Way back when when I started in this crazy business, reporters would pound the keyboards of our trusty manual typewriters on recycled newsprint. We would pull out our masterpiece and send it to the editor. There, red from the editor’s … Continue reading

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I Did It!

Some people will read this and shrug, “So.” Other will read this, purse their face into a perplexed look, perhaps scratch their head and comment, “Why?” But those who know me will smile and simply say, “Joe has his wanderlust … Continue reading

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